Isn't that always? Literally and figuratively and sometimes religiously (depending on what you believe). Last week I reached The End of The Last Bathing Beauty. Eighty-thousand words, two timelines. All out of order. What made me thinking typing the words The End really meant anything at all? Because if I hadn't acknowledged the milestone, I may have fallen off into an "I can't do this" cliff. … [Read more...] about When The End is the Beginning
A workshop I was scheduled to teach was canceled. BOO! But that means I have time for more writers on my editing and book coaching roster. YAY! Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in some kind-hearted, kick-ass feedback on your WIP. xo, Amy … [Read more...] about Winter Writing!
Hi friends! I'd like to introduce Katie Rose Guest Pryal. I've read many of Katie Rose's essays, which are honest and insightful, but until FALLOUT GIRL I hadn't read Katie's fiction. The good news is, I didn't need to read the first books in the series to appreciate this story. I was able to fall right into the rhythm of Miranda George and her story. And it intrigued me to find out more about … [Read more...] about Author Interview: Katie Rose Guest Pryal Talks About FALLOUT GIRL
Hi WFW Friends! Let me introduce Jennifer Haupt, a debut novelist and a prolific essayist with an esteemed blog on Psychology Today (link below). Here's a bit about Jen's new novel: In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills deftly weaves together the journeys of three women from vastly diverse backgrounds who are searching for family and personal peace in post-genocide Rwanda. At the heart of this … [Read more...] about Author Interview: In The Shadow of 10,000 Hills by Jennifer Haupt